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The teen collapsed and died at school.
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"That something many people drink — and actually like to drink — might have a direct benefit came as a surprise to us."
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Like most things in life, moderation is the key, and while caffeine itself might not be inherently bad, the frequency, amount and the dependencies people have to it can be cause for concern. There's always a catch isn't there? While you might think that your cup of joe in the morning is your only exposure to caffeine, think again.
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Women should avoid green, oolong, and black tea if they are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, because of tea's effects on folate levels, and the potentially dangerous effects of caffeine found in tea.
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We suddenly have a new appreciation for Irish coffees.
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Drinking coffee before bedtime disrupts the body's internal clock, making it harder to get to sleep on time and more challenging to wake up in the morning, U.S. researchers said Wednesday. The finding...
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The vaporizer tastes and smells like a fruity energy drink.
French and German researchers on Wednesday said they had found evidence in the lab to back theories that drinking caffeine has a preventive effect on Alzheimer's disease. In mice, regular doses of caf...
There aren't many rituals that unite working Canadians like the morning cup of coffee (sorry tea drinkers). You might work in an office in a big city, a suburban school, a farm or even from the comfor...
No time for a coffee break? Spray on some caffeine, thanks to a new product called Sprayable Energy that claims to be the world's first caffeine-based topical energy spray. Created by Harvard undergra...
A fresh cup of coffee in the morning is a must-have for many of us, but drinking the same old cup of java day in and day out can get a wee bit boring even for the most staunch caffeine addicts. If you...
A Maryland couple is suing a beverages maker after their 14-year-old daughter died of a heart attack after consuming two 24-ounce Monster beverages over a 24-hour period. But there is little reason to believe that a regulatory crackdown on energy drinks would bring meaningful public health benefits.
To put it crudely, one child dying from caffeine toxicity is not an epidemic. By contrast, roughly 700 children drown annually in the United States, mostly in swimming pools. But no one would want to live in a country where kids aren't allowed near swimming pools. The real take away from this story is that despite the fact that we live at the safest time in human history, risk cannot be eliminated entirely.
Parents, if you're worried about children eating too much sugar — you can go ahead and add caffeine to the list as well. No, we're not talking about kids drinking miniature cups of espresso or coffee...
I'm scrambling to make my deadline on this post because it's already been a busy week full of useful tidbits for parents preparing their kids for back to school routines; trips to Longo's newest store in Toronto; testing out the bar-formm love child of coffee and chocolate and a sneak peeks of a Canadian app designed for new mommies and their babies.